To sign in to our online services you need a valid e-identification (BankID) on your computer, smartphone or tablet. You use it to authenticate yourself and make electronic signatures. You obtain e-identification via your internet bank or at Telia.
It is very important that you register with arbetsförmedlingen on the first day of your unemployment. To apply for benefits you then need to send certificates regarding your work and/or the activities you have had during the last twelve months to Akademikernas a-kassa. For the benefits to be paid out you need to fill in the time report (tidrapport) in Mina Sidor.
You can only receive compensation when you are registered at the employment office.
Worked at least 6 months, 80 hours per month in the past year.
Been a member for at least 12 months.
Visit arbetsförmedlingen and register
The first day of unemployment you must register at the arbetsförmedlingen. You can start an account online and become registered as unemployed. Book your appointment when you register online.
Ask your employer to fill out the form Arbetsgivarintyg
Contact your employer and have them fill out the form Arbetsgivarintyg. The form provides us with information for the previous 12 months of your employment.
Months that you have studied full-time, received sickness or parental benefits, can at times be disregarded. If that is the case, we might need additional certificates for more than the past 12 months.
Send your application to us
Most of the documents you can complete online. We only have Swedish forms, call our customer service 08-412 33 00 if you need help to fill them out.
Please give us a call at 08-412 33 00 if you don't understand the forms and need help to apply for benefits.
Fill in the time report at Mina sidor
Report your time (tidrapport) every week The tidrapport is used to report your duration of unemployment, and covers a two-week period. You state what you have been doing during that week, and submit the tidrapport to us through Mina sidor. You'll need BankID to log in.
Contact us if unsure The tidrapport is your formal application for payment of benefit. Therefore, it is very important that the information on the it is correct. Please contact us if you are unsure about anything.
Register bank account
Register which bank account you want your benefit paid into here: www.swedbank.se/kontoregister
Report your activities to arbetsförmedlingen
Report to arbetsförmedlingen every month Remember to report your job seeking activities to arbetsförmedlingen between the 1st and 14th every month. If your activity report is not submitted on time or if the employment service believe that you have not been active enough in your job seeking, we will get a notice. A notice can result in a warning or suspension of payment.
Why report? The more your employment officer knows, the sooner he/she can help you. To be able to get the right support they need to know which jobs you have applied for, and what other activities you have undertaken to overcome unemployment.
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The time report is your formal application for benefit (a-kassa) and it is important that your report is adequate. You cannot receive benefit from a-kassan and Försäkringskassan or CSN at the same time. Please contact us before signing your report if you are unsure about anything.
Here are the most common situations and how you report them:
Please call us at 08-412 33 00 if you don't understand how to report.
We always need an employers certificate (arbetsgivarintyg) to be able to calculate your compensation. You request one from your employer in Mina sidor. Your employer who is required by law to issue one.
A compensation period is 300 days long and it always starts with six waiting days. You receive at most compensation five days per week and the maximum compensation paid is SEK 910 before tax per day.
It is possible to combine work and unemployment insurance for 60 weeks. If you have children under 18, the period is automatically extended by 150 days.
Fill out a time report every week in Mina sidor.
A few things to keep in mind.